Day: November 26, 2021

Chipotle Thanksgiving ad sparks memes, jokes, confusion – CNET

Did we really just see a cartoon farmer almost die in head-deep snow? In an ad for Mexican fast food? …read more Source:: CNet

Biden Admin Announces Travel Ban for South Africa and 7 Other Countries, Citing New Variant

The Biden administration announced plans on Friday to ban travel to the United States from South Africa and seven other countries, just hours after a new coronavirus variant was deemed a highly transmissible virus of concern. From a report: The travel restrictions will begin Monday, affecting South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Lesotho, Eswatini, Mozambique and…

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City post-credits scene, explained – CNET

The movie adaptation of the video game series has a major sequel tease, along with a quick cameo from an iconic character. …read more Source:: CNet

Impressive Off-Grid Hydroelectric Plant Showcases The Hacker Spirit

We all know the story arc that so many projects take: Build. Fail. Improve. Fail. Repair. Improve. Fail. Rebuild. Success… Tweak! [Kris Harbour] is no stranger to the process, as his impressive YouTube channel testifies. An IOT charge controller makes power management easier. Among all of [Kris’] off-grid DIY adventures, his 500 W micro hydroelectric…

Deal alert: $159 Apple AirPods Pro, seriously

With a once-a-year $90 discount, the best-selling Apple AirPods Pro is also the best value offering this Black Friday. …read more Source:: ZDNet

Chat among yourselves: New EU law may force the big IM platforms to open up

Send an iMessage to Facebook, and we’ll talk The European Parliament’s new Digital Markets Act, adopted as a draft law this week, could compel big platforms owned by large firms including Apple, Google, and Facebook to make their tech interoperable.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

Gloomhaven Black Friday deal: Get the tabletop game at its lowest price ever – CNET

Best RPG ever? This tabletop game returned to its lowest price for Black Friday. …read more Source:: CNet

HBO Max: 14 of the best movies to watch – CNET

From a Steven Soderbergh crime thriller to Christopher Nolan’s latest mind-blaster, these are the movies to watch on the Warner Bros. streamer. …read more Source:: CNet

Google Makes Pledges on Browser Cookies To Appease UK Regulator

Google has pledged more restrictions on its use of data from its Chrome browser to address concerns raised by Britain’s competition regulator about its plan to ban third-party cookies that advertisers use to track consumers. From a report: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been investigating Google’s plan to cut support for some cookies…

Amazon sees scattered Black Friday protests – CNET

Climate activists block some distribution centers, and a group calls for Amazon workers to go on strike. …read more Source:: CNet